Find the top 20 most popular Funds Market purchases with Barclays Stockbrokers customers during the last calendar month.
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Top investment fund purchases: April 2017

Take a look at the most popular fund purchases of unit trusts and OEICs (Open Ended Investment Companies) by Barclays Stockbrokers’ clients during the last calendar month.

These are measured by the number of purchases and should not be taken as a recommendation to buy or sell any particular fund. The list is not intended to offer any form of advice.

Fund Manager minimum investment levels do not apply to funds on our Funds Market and you can invest online from £50. You pay no initial charges on purchases on our Funds Market, saving you up to 5.5%. Other charges will apply.

Rank Fund name Sector
1 CF Woodford Income Focus C Acc Specialist
2 CF Woodford Income Focus C Inc Specialist
3 Jupiter India I Acc Specialist
4 Fundsmith Equity I Acc Global
5 CF Woodford Equity Income C Acc UK Equity Income
6 Stewart Investors Asia Pacific Leaders B Acc Asia Pacific ex Japan
7 Legal & General Global Tech Index I Acc Technology & Telecoms
8 Fidelity Lux Global Technology W Acc GBP Offshore - Equity - Tech, Media & Telecom
9 Fundsmith Equity I Inc Global
10 Old Mutual North American Equity R Acc North America
11 Marlborough UK Micro-Cap Growth P Acc UK Smaller Companies
12 Old Mutual UK Mid Cap R Acc UK All Companies
13 Lindsell Train Global Equity B Inc Offshore - Equity - International
14 AXA Framlington Biotech Z Acc Specialist
15 Fidelity American Special Sits W Acc North America
16 Legg Mason Japan Equity X Acc Japan
17 Fidelity WealthBuilder N Acc Global
18 HSBC American Index C Acc North America
19 Vanguard LifeStrategy 80% Equity A Acc Mixed Investment 40%-85% Shares
20 CF Woodford Equity Income C Inc UK Equity Income


The top investment fund purchases should not be taken as a recommendation to buy or sell any particular fund, and it is not intended to offer any form of advice. It is simply an indication of the total number of purchases by Barclays Stockbrokers’ clients during the month.

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